Patricia A. Hintz, Partner


Pat Hintz counsels public and private corporations, S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals on a wide variety of federal, state, and local tax matters. Her clients span numerous industries and tax jurisdictions. Ms. Hintz is also licensed as a certified public accountant in Wisconsin, and prior to attending law school, was employed for more than six years as a tax advisor with Deloitte & Touche LLP and PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP. Her recent experience includes

  • Tax advice in connection with the formation, ownership, operation, sale, dissolution, and reorganization of C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.
  • Consultation on a variety of employment and income tax issues associated with employee compensation compliance and planning and taxation of employment settlement awards.
  • State and local excise, franchise, income, and sales and use tax planning.
  • Representation of investors in low-income housing tax credit projects.
  • Tax compliance and analysis of tax accounting issues and strategies.
  • Administrative and judicial dispute resolution in connection with contested matters before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local taxing authorities.
  • Applications for private letter rulings at both the federal and state level on a wide range of topics.
  • Preparation of property tax exemption applications.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Wisconsin Law Review (Note and Comment Editor)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (M.S., 1991)
  • Marquette University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1985)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1994
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1994

Professional and Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Taxation)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Board of Directors of Tax Section, 1998–present; Treasurer, 2000–present)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Secretary/Treasurer, 2001–present)
  • Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Member, Board of Directors, 1998–present; Treasurer, 2000–present)
  • Certified Public Accountant, Wisconsin, 1988
  • Executive Women's Golf Association (Charter Member and Treasurer, Board of Directors, Milwaukee Chapter, 1999–2001)
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (Treasurer, 1997–2000)
  • Professional Staff, Deloitte & Touche LLP (1986–1991)
  • PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP (1985–1986)

Professional Recognition

  • Selected as a “Woman in the Law” Honoree by the Wisconsin Law Journal (2014)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2005–present: Tax Law)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2015)